E-Cigarette Side Effects: Safe or Dangerous to Your Health? So you want to quit smoking and want to know if e-cigarettes can help you kick the deadly habit? Or do you want to help a loved one stop smoking? Since the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement forced the four biggest American tobacco companies to compensate people with lung cancer and other ailments caused by smoking, awareness of the health hazards of smoking has grown by leaps […]
AeroShot Caffeine Side Effects and Health Risks. No civilized society would give a club drug to kids as young as 12 years old. Right? Wrong, it seems, if the makers of the new AeroShot Pure Energy had their way. Right now, the ‘inhalable’ caffeine products are only available in France and through the company’s website at US$2.99 per ‘inhaler.’ But these are expected to hit Boston and New York retail outlets this month, where they […]
Xarelto Side Effects. Physicians may soon add a new blood-thinning drug called Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to the standard treatment for people with “acute coronary syndrome”—and in doing so lower their risk for a subsequent heart attack or stroke, or death. Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an umbrella term covering the conditions of angina and a prior history of heart attack.
Chantix Side Effects: Depression and Cardiovascular Problems? Chantix, the anti-smoking pill once heralded as a blockbuster drug and a major breakthrough in the science of helping smokers butt out, has been racking up a bad reputation for being linked to psychiatric problems and heart problems. In a recent study, U.S. researchers said the popular smoking-cessation medication, made by drug maker Pfizer and sold as Champix in Canada, Europe and other countries, was linked to suicidal […]
Cymbalta Side Effects. Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride), a drug used to treat depressive disorder, can also be used to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain including discomfort from osteoarthritis and chronic lower back pain. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the drug following clinical trials which proved its effectiveness against chronic pain.